Tomorrow marks four years since King Bhumibol passed away. The day has been designated a public holiday and will see many activities throughout the country held to honour the King’s great achievements, and his love and devotion for his people.
As such all government offices will close, including Phuket Immigration Office, the Employment Office, the Land Transport Office and all three District Offices in Phuket.
All main bank branches will close, but branches in shopping centres will remain open.
All Royal Thai Police and Tourist Police stations will remain open and some local consulates will remain open to serve their respective citizens.
Commemorations will be held at Phuket Provincial Hall and Phuket Rajabhat University to honour the occasion, with people across the island asked to wear yellow in memory of the late King
Although the sale of alcohol is not prohibited by law, police traditionally encourage people to refrain from drinking alcohol on the day as a sign of respect and in honour of King Bhumibol.